bacterial culture


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bacterial culture

The growing of micro-organisms on a culture medium, such as agar, in an incubator kept at body temperature, for purposes of identification.
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Remediated chips analyzed by atomic absorption analysis showed that the two-step remediation process of acid extraction followed by bacterial culture reduced residual copper, chromium, and arsenic in CCA chips treated to a retention of 6.4kg/[m.sup.3] (0.4 pcf) by 70,81, and 100 percent, respectively (3) (Table 1).
"Your examination is fairly normal," he continued as he placed one sample of the expressed prostatic fluid on a culture plate for bacterial culture and another sample on a slide to examine under the microscope.
Samples obtained for bacterial culture by using sterile polyester fiber tipped applicator swabs moistened with sterile transport medium (BactiSwab) was inserted into the internal surfaces of the injection port of peripheral intravenous cannula and rotated 360[degrees] several times to culture.
Same quantity of the bacterial culture was inoculated in each flask and incubated at 37oC on magnetic stirrer for 24 hours.
The survey requested data on annual number of stool specimens processed for bacterial culture, current protocol for processing stool specimens submitted for routine enteric pathogen testing, and motivations and barriers toward the implementation of Stx testing.
The median age of the 1,920 patients was 142 days, and 672 had a complete WBC count and bacterial culture.
Indeed, according to the company, the test is designed to be used in conjunction "with standard CSF tests [such as] bacterial gram stain, bacterial culture, CSF glucose, CSF-blood glucose ratio, CSF protein concentrations, and CSF leukocyte counts." It "fills a clinical testing void," because it is a fully automated test, thereby allowing "round-the-clock" testing, Cepheid said a written statement.
Bacterial culture of the fine-needle aspirate grew gram-negative rods.
The food sample is mixed with bacterial culture medium containing selective agents and incubated for 24-48 hours.
Bacterial vaginosis is known to be caused by a synergistic interaction between multiple bacterial species, both aerobic and anaerobic (1) but is not diagnosed by bacterial culture. Group A Streptococcus vulvovaginitis is a symptomatic but benign infection of children (not adults).